This is a newly created position created to provide senior legal support assisting the evolving needs of the organisation and its stores.
Reporting to the Head of Legal UK, you will be involved in a variety of commercial matters with responsibility for negotiating complex contracts with key vendors as well as leading on a broad commercial workload including regulatory, supply chain, marketing, technology and GDPR matters. You will be working within a fast-paced global business environment and will be required to manage external counsel and communicate effectively with the EMEA and US teams when required. Working closely with the internal business functions this role will provide a fantastic opportunity to impress key internal stakeholders across the UK and EMEA business, and will also provide an opportunity to have direct reports in the near future.
Ideally you will be 5-8 years PQE with strong post-qualification experience either in-house or at a top city law firm (with secondment experience), having gained a broad commercial knowledge base. You must enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic business and display an ability to take on a high degree of responsibility and autonomy.
This role will be hugely rewarding, providing you an opportunity to grow and develop in a supportive and forward-thinking environment, as long as you have the desire to lead and succeed. If this role sounds of interest to you, please get in touch ASAP.
Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.